Welsh & Associates

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Materials Manager

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Kalamazoo, MI
$1 - $999,999
Job Type
Direct Hire
Dec 01, 2017
Job ID
The Materials Manager directs the Inventory Control, Production Planning and Shipping & Receiving functions for the operation.

  • Develops and manages policies and procedures for the operation's production planning, shipping and receiving, and inventory control functions.
  • Ensures safety methods are adhered to and key performance indicators are in place.
  • Works with customers to insure their satisfaction.
  • Champion for the use of lean manufacturing  and visual control techniques.
  • Leads the Materials Team with strong and effective communication, coaching, training, and development..
  • Recommends production staffing levels based on orders and capacity.
  • Supports capital investments and improvement projects.
Education and Experience
  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration or a related discipline.
  • 8+ years of experience working in materials management, production control or production scheduling in a manufacturing setting.   Must have prior management experience.
  • Experience with a strong ERP system (SAP, Epicor, Oracle) required




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